Many cadets are now gearing up for their LHQ’s Effective Speaking Program/Competition. Winner representatives from the different squadrons will move on to compete in their regional competition where cadets will be awarded with the Bronze Effective Speaking pin that they can proudly display on their uniforms.
The top-ranked speaker from each of the OPC's 14 Regional Effective Speaking areas will be competing at the Ontario Provincial Effective Speaking Competition on April 28.
Together with PDO Jackie Villanueva, Squadron Director George Hough is this year’s Provincial-level Volunteer ES Coordinator responsible for the coordination and oversight of OPC's Effective Speaking Program.
For more information on ES, follow the link: https://www.aircadetleague.on.ca/Effective-Speaking-Resources (including the 2017 Effective Speaking videos)
Debating definitely is not far behind!
Squadron cadets and debating teams are excited to attend the Debating Workshop and Competitions that will be held on April 29. Top caliber teams will be awarded Bronze, Silver and Gold medals and the top two speakers will be awarded the Most Outstanding Debater and Speaker of the House Awards.
Past OPC Chair Fred Hopkinson is the Provincial Chairman of OPC's Debating Program and Mark Thususka is the Provincial Debating Coordinator.
For more information on Debating, follow the link: https://www.aircadetleague.on.ca/Debating-Resources (including the 2017 Debating video)
George Hough – email: firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 905-979-5661
Fred Hopkinson – email: email@example.com / phone: 905-679-7451
Mark Thususka – email: firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 905-389-1240
Effective Speaking and Debating:
Jackie Villanueva- email: email@example.com / phone: 647-284-0970